School Governance in Global Contexts: Trends, Challenges and Practices

Nicholas Sun-Keung Pang (Editor), Philip Wing Keung Chan (Editor)

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The edited volume provides multiple lens to view school governance practices, exploring its modernization, ethical review, future trend, as well as the reciprocal influence of educational policy.

Drawing on a wide-spread experience in the field of education governance from leading scholars, emerging scholars, doctoral research students and school principals, this book includes insights from 11 countries and economies across four continents: Asia, Europe, North America and Oceanic. Most of them are high achievers in the OECD’s PISA 2018 worldwide ranking in mathematics, science and reading. The book not only lifts to the forefront school governance educational thinking, but also acknowledges their complex evolution, especially under the current impact of COVID-19 Pandemic.

This book will be of interest to academics, professionals and policymakers in education and school governance, and any scholars who engage in historical studies of education and debates about educational governance.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon UK
Number of pages286
ISBN (Electronic)9781003221456
ISBN (Print)9781032116129, 9781032117669
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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